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The Best Exercises For Anxiety

Keeping yourself physically fit is really important for someone with anxiety. The last thing you would want to do while you have anxiety is go out and move however we need to understand the importance of physical exercise here. 

Not only does moving your body make you feel happier and healthier. it also improves your immune system, helping your body perform better in different seasons. Even though everyone's body is different, there are two specific exercises which would benefit most people which include 

  • Hiking &
  • Dancing


Try going out of the city to a mountain and try to hike as far as you can. Not only will this improve your stamina, but also your mental health. Going to new places can help your brain freshen up and especially going for a woodland stroll can be a mind-boosting activity for you.

Some studies have even found that being around older plants and trees can have a positive effect on your heart and your mind since they emit chemicals to help slow down their decay! Just grab a pair of headphones and start walking!


What's better than adding fun to your exercise? Well dancing helps you achieve that. Not only will it help get rid of boredom, it also acts as a great way to improve your endurance, flexibility and boosts your overall health.

Dancing is a great way to relief anxiety and you don't need special equipment to start dancing either. Either join a class at a gym or do it at home! Dancing combines all the elements you need to keep your body and mind at the top state.

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